Democratization in the Arab World?: Stirrings in Saudi Arabia

Issue Date October 2002
Volume 13
Issue 4
Page Numbers 33-40
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Saudi Arabia would seem to exemplify full-blown authoritarianism. Yet there are trends pushing the country toward more open politics.

About the Author

Jean-François Seznec, adjunct professor at Columbia University’s Middle East Institute and Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, is the author of The Financial Markets of the Persian Gulf (1987) and a founding member and managing partner of the Lafayette Group LLC, an investment company in Annapolis, Maryland.

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